Prairie Smoke is a favorite dry prairie flower, blooming early in the spring with red flowers that angle down like a shepherds hook when being pollinated and then raise up to let out a puff of fluffy seed tails that look like smoke. Excellent choice for borders, rock gardens, and dry sandy soils.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture: Dry, Medium, Medium-Wet
Height: 8 inches
Blooms: April, May, June
Benefits: Deer Resistant
Prairie Smoke is perfect for borders because of its small stature. It can also be scattered throughout a garden for early green growth in places where other warm-season plants are dormant.